Czech Drugstore Encourages Customers To Be Eco-Friendly By Having A Shampoo Re-Fill Station

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By Mayukh Saha / Truth Theory

As more and more people realize the effects of climate change and how we are contributing to it, they are taking major steps to do their bit for our climate. And by now the horrifying effects of plastic have been well-established. While a few can afford a zero-waste lifestyle or live an organic lifestyle, the masses are yet to be released from the grips of plastic and there needs to be a change from the corporate level.

But a drugstore in the Czech Republic is recently making headlines because of its efforts to reduce plastic waste. Why? While many stores still sell plastic bottles, this store in the Czech Republic has recently installed a machine to dispense liquid hygiene products. No more buying plastic bottles every time people need some shampoo!

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The first image of this news came from the Redditor Lord-AG. The Redditor explained how the Czech Republic now is coming up with the idea of stores where one can buy liquid products like body wash, shampoo, shower gel, etc. by weight. The customers can bring their own bottles and containers and fill however much they need.

Some drugstores in the Czech Republic introduced shampoo and shower gel filling machines. Customers can refill their empty bottles with various products so they don’t have to buy a new one everytime
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Most of our products, be it food or hygiene, still comes either wrapped in plastic or in plastic containers. And companies produce such containers because there is demand. But once people actually have other options like these filling machines, everyone will shift to such sustainable methods.

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